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Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center (GSPMC)

GSPMC Members

GSPMC Membership Guidelines

Established in 1999, the Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center (GSPMC) is committed to the scientific and clinical advancement, outreach, and education of precision medicine, leading to the highest-quality patient care and the better understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.

The GSPMC provides membership to qualified faculty at MCW and at CTSI-affiliated institutions who demonstrate a proactive interest and involvement in precision medicine-related research and/or clinical activities.

Application Instructions

  1. Read our membership criteria and determine for which membership type and with what research focus you would like to apply.
  2. Complete either the Primary Membership Application (PDF) or Affiliate Membership Application (PDF) and related required actions, including updating your Faculty Collaboration Database profile with your credentials, appointments, publications list, and CV.
    If you are having difficulty opening the PDF, please right click on the link and save the document to your computer.

GSPMC relies on committed members to advance our vision and impact; we thank you for your interest and support of our strategic goals, and look forward to reviewing your application.

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Primary Membership

Eligibility

  • Full-time academic appointment at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Funded Research Program

Responsibilities

Required Activities

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of GSPMC
  • Attend the GSPMC meetings, seminars, retreats, and special events
  • Upon request, submit an annual report (less than three pages) to GSPMC administration of publications, grant submissions and awards, collaborative efforts with other GSPMC members, and mentoring, service-related, and community engagement activities
  • Participate in ad hoc review committees of funding proposals of fellow GSPMC members upon request
  • Acknowledge GSPMC on all publications, in oral/poster presentations, grant submissions, and internal and external media announcements
  • Maintain your credentials, appointments, publications list, and CV on the Faculty Collaboration Database, and indicate your GSPMC membership on all grant submissions through eBridge

And one or more of the following activities:

  • Join and activity participate in any of the following Programs (Bioinformatics, Cancer, Clinomics, Pharmacogenomics, Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases, Epigenomics, Microbiome, Clinical Diagnostics, Genetic Counseling, and Genomic Sciences Research)
  • For Senior Members: Participate in mentorship opportunities with junior faculty members in your area(s) of expertise and interest
  • Pursue extramural funding as a Principal Investigator on an NIH or other national/regional peer-reviewed, precision medicine-related research grant or Foundation award, or
  • Serve as a Principal Investigator of a GSPMC-Initiated Special Program, or
  • Serve as a protocol chairperson for a national, peer-reviewed clinical trial, or
  • Serve as a senior leader of a national, peer-reviewed funded cooperative group

Benefits

  • Receive invitations to research program meetings, seminars, retreats, and special events throughout the year
  • Receive GSPMC communications and announcements
  • Eligibility to apply as a Principal Investigator for GSPMC pilot awards
  • Eligibility for leadership positions within GSPMC
  • Priority access and negotiated rates for sequencing and bioinformatics support
  • Most direct access to expert GSPMC faculty, colleagues, and internal and external collaborators
  • Opportunities to receive mentorship from senior researchers, and/or serve as a mentor in various GSPMC programs with junior researcher and students
  • Membership listing on GSPMC website and materials

Support from the GSPMC Administrative office for:

  • Development and submission of large, multi-departmental precision medicine grants
  • Planning, scheduling, organizing and announcing of GSPMC-endorsed activities
  • Announcement of new research developments and clinical breakthroughs
  • Philanthropic activities supporting the GSPMC mission and strategic outreach goals
Affiliate Membership

Eligibility

Full-time Academic Appointment at the Medical College of Wisconsin or any CTSI regional member institution:

  • BloodCenter of Wisconsin
  • Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Marquette University
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • Others by invitation from GSPMC Administration

Responsibilities

Required Activities

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of GSPMC
  • Upon request, submit an annual report (less than three pages) to GSPMC administration of publications, grant submissions and awards, collaborative efforts with other GSPMC members, and mentoring, service-related, and community engagement activities
  • Participate in ad hoc review committees of funding proposals of fellow GSPMC members upon request
  • Acknowledge GSPMC on all publications, in oral/poster presentations, grant submissions, and internal and external media announcements
  • Maintain your credentials, appointments, publications list, and CV on the Faculty Collaboration Database, and indicate your GSPMC membership on all grant submissions through eBridge

And one or more of the following activities:

  • Join and activity participate in any of the following Programs (Bioinformatics, Cancer, Clinomics, Pharmacogenomics, Undiagnosed and Rare Diseases, Epigenomics, Microbiome, Clinical Diagnostics, Genetic Counseling, and Genomic Sciences Research)
  • Pursue extramural funding as a Principal Investigator on an NIH or other national/regional peer-reviewed, precision medicine-related research grant or Foundation award, or
  • Serve as a Principal Investigator of a GSPMC-Initiated Special Program, or
  • Serve as a protocol chairperson for a national, peer-reviewed clinical trial, or
  • Serve as a senior leader of a national, peer-reviewed funded cooperative group

Benefits

  • Receive invitations to research program meetings, seminars, retreats, and special events throughout the year
  • Receive GSPMC communications and announcements
  • Priority access and negotiated rates for sequencing and bioinformatics support
  • Priority access to expert GSPMC faculty, colleagues, and internal and external collaborators
  • Opportunities to receive mentorship from senior researchers
  • Membership listing on GSPMC website and materials